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Nursing care, management and prevention of wound infections in orthopaedic patients [OCOSH Code: ON_T_C_SSI]

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Nursing Care of a superficial incisional surgical site infection

Location: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=6844;article=BJN_4_18_1084_1086

Abstract - Nursing care of a superficial incisional surgical site infection (13kb) British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 4, Iss. 18, 12 Oct 1995, pp 1084 - 1086 The factors associated with surgical wound infection are well documented (Kingsley, 1992; Gourlay, 1994; Leaper, 1995), as is the difficulty in identifying surgical wound...
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Preventing Postoperative Complications

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Is the nursing care you give to prevent or manage complications as effective as it could be? Here you'll learn which interventions are here to stay (at least for now) and which ones are on the way out. Nursing, Oct 1999
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Social Consequences of surgical complications

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The social consequences of surgical complications for patients with proximal femoral fractures. Age and Aging, Sept 1993 A case-matched study was performed to assess the social effects of surgical complications of operative fixation of fractures of the proximal femur. Fifty-two patients aged over sixty-five, half with deep wound infection, the remainder with...
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